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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
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February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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May 18, 2009
Whitney Eriksen offers a student's perspective on what speakers should (and shouldn't) say at graduation.
May 15, 2009
President Obama's effort to link Pell Grants and unemployment could finally help deliver on elusive goal of a unified education and training system, Anthony Carnevale writes.
May 14, 2009
The president delivers his commencement message to the graduating students, and David Galef is there.
May 13, 2009
Mobile technology changes the way we interact. Scott McLemee looks into the sociology of the cell phone.
May 12, 2009
The "no loans" policies adopted by wealthy colleges may have fostered the dangerous belief that borrowing for college is somehow wrong, writes Brian Rosenberg.

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